2015 (So.): Appeared in 26 games with 26 starts . . . ranked fifth for the Cardinals in batting average (.278) . . . tied career high three hits vs. Toledo on April 26 . . . set a career high with four RBIs in 6-3 win over High Point on Feb. 21 . . . hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to lift Ball State to a 6-5 win over IPFW on May 6 . . . his three-run homer put the Cardinals ahead for good in a 7-4 win over Northern Illinois on May 15.
2014 (Fr.): Appeared in 54 games with 45 starts . . . managed 10 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI contests . . . had a career long eight-game hitting streak during the season . . . ranked third for the Cardinals in home runs . . . career high three hits in three different games . . . first career hit at Wofford on Feb. 16 . . . first career RBI vs. Milwaukee on Feb. 21, including first career home run . . . ranked fourth for Ball State in slugging percentage (.418), tied for fourth in total bases (69), fifth in runs scored (30), fifth in hits (47) and fifth in RBIs (31).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner at Elkhart Christian Academy for coach Chris Lemert . . . helped team to a 21-8 mark as a senior . . . managed a .585 batting average and 1.106 slugging percentage as a senior along with 55 hits, 19 doubles, 10 home runs and 50 RBIs . . . career pitching statistics included a 16-3 record and a 1.27 ERA . . . Elkhart Christian Academy’s Offensive Player and Defensive Player of the Year as a junior . . . Elkhart Christian Academy’s Offensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . academic all-state . . . helped team win first baseball sectional championship in school history as a senior . . . two-year letter winner in basketball . . . earned one letter in soccer and cross country.
PERSONAL: Majoring in digital sports production . . . posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall and carries a 3.92 overall GPA . . . born March 14, 1995, in South Bend, Indiana . . . son of Fred and Cheryl Stayton . . . four sisters and one brother . . . full name is Caleb Bryant Stayton.